01224 211211

Project Accountant - Aberdeen

ref: EW45543

We have an opportunity for an experienced Project Accountant to join our Operator client in Aberdeen on a contract basis for 12 months.


To control the creation, monitoring and closure of projects and associated expenditure for the UK Business Unit Accountabilities and End Results:

• Use SAP system to set up new projects and ensure that project approvals are in accordance with the Authority Limitations Manual (ALM).

• Liaise with Joint Venture (JV) accountants, Business Analysts and Cost Controllers to ensure that project costs are regularly reviewed and forecasts are updated.

• Provide monthly reports on project expenditure, highlighting any over/under expenditure and seeking explanations of any variances.

• Ensure that completed projects are closed on a timely basis.

• Balance Sheet Reconciliations.

• SAP / ALM / Position Code updates Primary Functions:

• Monthly project reporting

• Follow up on project Exceptions

• Creation of new projects within SAP

• Maintain Project Register

• Advise Business Analysts on process for project creation

• Review and close out of completed projects

• Submit Quarterly Capital Assets Survey

• Internal and External audit support as required

• Continuous development of improved methods of working

• Balance Sheet Reconciliations

• Maintain SAP ALM Position Codes Critical Skills:

• Accuracy and attention to detail.

• Good working knowledge of MS Office programs, particularly MS Excel.

• Good interpersonal skills across all levels of the organisation, internally and externally.

• Accounting background (academic or work experience)

• Strong communication, networking, collaboration and well developed team-working skills.

• Commitment to corporate core values.

• Results focused with a commitment to the delivery of “best in class” service to the business.

• Willing to challenge existing practices and implement initiatives.

Preferred Requirements

• SAP system knowledge/experience

• Knowledge of UK Oil & Gas Industry

• Experience within an operating asset environment.

• Experience of Project Controls & Accounting

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Eilidh Walker

Eilidh Walker

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